Trends in medical use, diversion, and nonmedical use of prescription medications among college students from 2003 to 2013: Connecting the dots.

@article{McCabe2014TrendsIM,
  title={Trends in medical use, diversion, and nonmedical use of prescription medications among college students from 2003 to 2013: Connecting the dots.},
  author={Sean Esteban McCabe and Brady T. West and Christian J Teter and Carol J. Boyd},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={
          1176-82
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To examine trends in the lifetime and past-year prevalence of medical use, diversion, and nonmedical use of four prescription medication classes (i.e., sedative/anxiety, opioid, sleeping, and stimulant) among college students between 2003 and 2013; and to identify demographic and background characteristics associated with trends in past-year nonmedical use of prescription medications. METHODS A self-administered, cross-sectional Web survey was conducted in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009… CONTINUE READING
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